When to replace the Ignition Leads on your MERCEDES-BENZ 190
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Ignition coil : 60000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 2.3 E, MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 2.3, MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.3 (201.028), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.3, MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0, MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 2.0 (201.023), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 2.0 (201.023), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0 (201.024), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0 (201.024), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 1.8 (201.018) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change spark plug, ignition lead and coil on MERCEDES W201 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: ignition leads – Mercedes W201. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Dielectric grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #10
Drive socket # 10
Spark plug socket # 16
Ratchet wrench
Phillips screwdriver
Crow bar
Fender cover
Replacement: ignition leads – Mercedes W201. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – Mercedes W201.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Disconnect the earth cable terminal from the battery. Use a combination spanner #10.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the inlet pipe fasteners. Use a Phillips screwdriver. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the inlet pipe.
  7. Step 7
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    Remove the high tension cable bracket.
  8. Step 8
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    Make marks to indicate the order of installation of the spark plug wires.
  9. Step 9
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    Disconnect the spark plug wires from the spark plugs.
  10. Step 10
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    Disconnect the high tension cables from the ignition distributor.
  11. Step 11
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    Remove the high tension cables.
  12. Step 12
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    Treat the ignition distributor terminals. Use a wire brush. Use dielectric grease.
  13. Step 13
    Fit new high tension cables.
    Step 14
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    Connect the high tension cables to the ignition distributor.
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    Follow the installation sequence.
  14. Step 15
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    Remove the ignition coil cover.
  15. Step 16
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    Disconnect the high tension cable from the ignition coil.
  16. Step 17
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    Remove the high tension cable from the ignition coil cover. Use a crowbar.
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